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Sun Belt Conference Awards

Known as: Sun Belt Conference

Record*: 15 Years, 660-946-0, .411 W-L%
*W-L-T adjusted to 650-946 by NCAA.

Bowls: 32 Bowls, 15-17-0, .469 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 0 (Preseason), 0 (Final), 0 (Total)

Award Winners

Year Award Player Pos School Summary
2015 Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year Ronald Blair DL Appalachian State 42 Solo, 29 Ast, 7.5 Sk, 1 Int
2015 Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year Larry Rose III RB New Mexico State 239 Att, 1657 Yds, 6.9 Avg, 14 TD
2015 Sun Belt Player of the Year Nick Arbuckle QB Georgia State 307 Cmp, 486 Att, 4368 Yds, 28 TD, 12 Int
2014 Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year David Mayo LB Texas State 72 Solo, 82 Ast, 1.5 Sk, 0 Int
2014 Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year Elijah McGuire RB Louisiana-Lafayette 166 Att, 1264 Yds, 7.6 Avg, 14 TD
2014 Sun Belt Player of the Year Elijah McGuire RB Louisiana-Lafayette 166 Att, 1264 Yds, 7.6 Avg, 14 TD
2012 Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year Quanterus Smith DL Western Kentucky 28 Solo, 10 Ast, 12.5 Sk
2012 Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year Kolton Browning QB Louisiana-Monroe 273 Cmp, 428 Att, 3049 Yds, 29 TD, 10 Int
2012 Sun Belt Player of the Year Ryan Aplin QB Arkansas State 276 Cmp, 406 Att, 3342 Yds, 24 TD, 4 Int
2011 Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year Brandon Joiner DL Arkansas State 33 Solo, 15 Ast, 13.0 Sk
2011 Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year Bobby Rainey RB Western Kentucky 369 Att, 1695 Yds, 4.6 Avg, 13 TD
2011 Sun Belt Player of the Year Ryan Aplin QB Arkansas State 304 Cmp, 476 Att, 3588 Yds, 19 TD, 16 Int
2010 Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year Jamari Lattimore DL Middle Tennessee State 44 Solo, 24 Ast, 11.5 Sk
2010 Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year Bobby Rainey RB Western Kentucky 340 Att, 1649 Yds, 4.9 Avg, 15 TD
2010 Sun Belt Player of the Year T.Y. Hilton WR Florida International 59 Rec, 848 Yds, 14.4 Avg, 5 TD
2009 Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year Chris McCoy (tie) DL Middle Tennessee State 47 Solo, 17 Ast, 7.0 Sk
2009 Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year Cardia Jackson (tie) LB Louisiana-Monroe 71 Solo, 46 Ast, 1.5 Sk
2009 Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year Levi Brown QB Troy 321 Cmp, 504 Att, 4254 Yds, 23 TD, 9 Int
2009 Sun Belt Player of the Year Levi Brown QB Troy 321 Cmp, 504 Att, 4254 Yds, 23 TD, 9 Int
2008 Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year Alex Carrington DL Arkansas State 36 Solo, 17 Ast, 10.5 Sk, 1 Int
2008 Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year Michael Desormeaux QB Louisiana-Lafayette 155 Cmp, 247 Att, 1876 Yds, 13 TD, 11 Int
2008 Sun Belt Player of the Year Tyrell Fenroy RB Louisiana-Lafayette 226 Att, 1375 Yds, 6.1 Avg, 19 TD
2007 Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year Tyrell Johnson DB Arkansas State 55 Solo, 39 Ast, 0.0 Sk, 6 Int
2007 Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year Omar Haugabook QB Troy 291 Cmp, 475 Att, 2975 Yds, 18 TD, 15 Int
2007 Sun Belt Player of the Year Rusty Smith QB Florida Atlantic 281 Cmp, 479 Att, 3688 Yds, 32 TD, 9 Int
2006 Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year Keyonvis Bouie LB Florida International 69 Solo, 51 Ast, 2.5 Sk
2006 Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year Omar Haugabook QB Troy 241 Cmp, 393 Att, 2401 Yds, 21 TD, 17 Int
2006 Sun Belt Player of the Year Omar Haugabook QB Troy 241 Cmp, 393 Att, 2401 Yds, 21 TD, 17 Int
2005 Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year Jeff Littlejohn DL Middle Tennessee State 20 Solo, 14 Ast, 2.0 Sk, 1 Int
2005 Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year Steven Jyles QB Louisiana-Monroe 209 Cmp, 379 Att, 2235 Yds, 12 TD, 10 Int
2005 Sun Belt Player of the Year Steven Jyles QB Louisiana-Monroe 209 Cmp, 379 Att, 2235 Yds, 12 TD, 10 Int
2004 Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year Demarcus Ware DL Troy
2004 Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year Jamario Thomas RB North Texas 285 Att, 1801 Yds, 6.3 Avg, 17 TD
2004 Sun Belt Player of the Year Jamario Thomas RB North Texas 285 Att, 1801 Yds, 6.3 Avg, 17 TD
2003 Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year Chris Hurd LB North Texas 1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
2003 Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year Patrick Cobbs RB North Texas 284 Att, 1570 Yds, 5.5 Avg, 17 TD
2003 Sun Belt Player of the Year Brandon Kennedy DL North Texas 1 FR, 24 Yds, 1 TD
2002 Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year Brandon Kennedy DL North Texas
2002 Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year Danny Smith RB Arkansas State 254 Att, 1390 Yds, 5.5 Avg, 14 TD
2002 Sun Belt Player of the Year Brandon Kennedy DL North Texas
2001 Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year Brad Kassell LB North Texas 2 Int, 4 Yds, 0 TD
2001 Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year Dwone Hicks RB Middle Tennessee State 191 Att, 1143 Yds, 6.0 Avg, 20 TD
2001 Sun Belt Player of the Year Wes Counts QB Middle Tennessee State 188 Cmp, 259 Att, 2327 Yds, 17 TD, 4 Int